Michigan News

State Clearing Those 50 And Older For COVID Vaccine

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced today a major expansion in eligibility for Michigan residents to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Starting March 8, those 50 and older “with medical conditions or disabilities and caregiver family members and guardians who care for children with special health care needs,” can receive the vaccine, a statement […]

Bill would allow bars to stay open until 4 a.m. in Michigan

Lansing, Mich. (AP) — Those working the late shift could catch last call and bars could pocket extra sales after missing out heavily during coronavirus restrictions under legislation under consideration in Michigan that would allow alcohol sales at bars and restaurants until 4 a.m. Bill sponsor Rep. Ryan Berman testified […]

Corizon Possibly Out As Health Care Provider For MDOC Prisons

Corizon’s time as the health care provider for the Department of Corrections might be coming to an end after the Department of Technology, Management and Budget recommended another company for the role. Documents from DTMB indicate the recommendation has gone to Grand Prairie Health Services, and the contract has been […]

New Pilot Program Helps Enhance State’s Vaccine Equity Strategy

LANSING, MICH. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and the Protect Michigan Commission announce details for a new program to help enhance the state’s vaccine equity strategy. Michigan providers that are federally enrolled to administer COVID-19 vaccines are encouraged to apply by Monday, March 1 if they […]